The man jumped from the Carnival Cruise Lines ship Mardi Gras simply after midnight about 55 miles (89 kilometers) east of Port Canaveral, in response to the Coast Guard and Carnival.
The Coast Guard responded with two cutters and an airplane to seek for the 43-year-old man. The Mardi Gras and the cruise ship Elation additionally participated within the search, mentioned Coast Guard spokesman David Micallef.
“The Carnival Care Team is supporting the guest’s family. Mardi Gras,” mentioned Carnival spokesman Matt Lupoli. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the guest and his family.”
Lupoli mentioned the Coast Guard launched the ship from the search efforts and it continued to Port Canaveral. It will proceed crusing as scheduled.
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